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Students recognized at first student life and athletics banquet

4/18/2013 —

Faculty, staff, students, and families gathered in the auditorium on Wednesday, Apr. 10, for Penn State Lehigh Valley’s first Student Life and Athletics Awards Banquet. The campus honored students who showed exceptional character, dedication, sportsmanship, and at least a 3.0 GPA. Jane Fuscellaro, a sophomore at Lehigh Valley, received the Student Leader of the Year award. This award recognizes a full-time Penn State Lehigh Valley student who has taken on leadership responsibilities and has given back to the Lehigh Valley community. This individual must have exemplary grades and demonstrate a passion for Penn State.

Others received the following awards:

Female Student Athlete of the Year - Allyson Niemi for Tennis
Male Student Athlete of the Year - Kevin Boylan for Cross Country
Golf Student Athlete of the Year - Nathan Bloomfield
Cross Country Student Athlete of the Year - Kevin Boylan
Tennis Student Athlete of the Year - Allyson Niemi
Male Basketball Student Athlete of the Year - Shane Hoffert

Student Life
Emerging Leader of the Year - Michael Egan
Student Employee of the Year - Michael Lawrence
Student Organization Program of the Year – Blue and White Warriors
Student Organization Adviser of the Year - Barbara Long
Student Organization of the Year - Lion Ambassadors

For more information about student life, please contact Leyna Belinsky, coordinator of student life, at 610-285-5023 or email lcb20@psu.edu. For more information about athletics, please contact Rich Fatzinger, athletic director, at 610-285-5216 or email rwf10@psu.edu.


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